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How to Avoid Probate

Posted by Sivia Law on Mar 20, 2019 12:02:00 PM

 

Being able to pass along belongings to our children or loved ones is important to most people. Throughout our lives, we save and save to make life a little easier for the people we care about. The last thing anyone wants to do is to give a large portion of their hard-earned money to the government in the form of probate fee. Also, we don’t want our loved ones especially our spouses and children to wait months, even years to receive a dime.

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What is Probate?

Posted by Sivia Law on Jan 2, 2019 11:45:00 AM

 

 


 

 

Probate process is often misunderstood. Probate is basically the process of administering the will of a deceased person. The process includes resolving any claims, paying remaining debts and the distribution of property.

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What is Probate?

Posted by Todd W. Sivia on Oct 27, 2015 11:30:44 AM
Todd Sivia
Managing Partner, Sivia Business & Legal Services

 

Probate process is often misunderstood. Probate is basically the process of administering the will of a deceased person. The process includes resolving any claims, paying remaining debts and the distribution of property.

It can also be costly and time consuming—and completely avoidable. 

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Topics: estate planning, Uncategorized, Edwardsville lawyer, Estate planning lawyer IL, estate tax, probate, Sivia Business & Legal Services

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